According to ESPN, Inter Milan are willing to offer £10 million plus Radja Nainggolan for United midfielder Nemanja Matic.

Matic is said to be open to a move to Italy, but is happy to stay if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer assures him he is part of Manchester United’s plans.

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Matic is entering his third season at Old Trafford after his £40m move from Chelsea in 2017.

We analysed Matic’s prospects for the campaign earlier this week.

Matic is expected to head on pre-season tour with United.

Inter don’t have the funds to buy the player they want outright, as we have seen with their pursuit of Romelu Lukaku.

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Yay or nay for Nainggolan?

Nainggolan is a Belgian international who is now 31-years-old. Matic also turns 31 next month.

 

Former Roma midfielder Nainggolan played 29 Serie A games for Inter last year. He scored six goals and provided three assists.

The problem for United is that while Nainggolan might be a marginal improvement on Matic, it doesn’t help the club’s long term goals.

United want to get younger and faster and start building for the future.

Nainggolan would want at least a three-year contract, which could end up looking like a very bad deal after just one year if he doesn’t perform.

Here is a look at some fan reaction to a possible swap…

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